Transportation

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Enviro Group Battles to Halt Offshoring of Carbon Pollution

A broad coalition of conservation and clean energy groups, including Earthjustice, the Washington Environmental Council and The Sierra Club want to stop a…
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With Electric Vehicles Come New Acronyms

BY Phil Covington Every industry loves its acronyms and the electric vehicle business is no exception. As a new wave of electric vehicles…
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La La Land: Will Los Angeles Ever Embrace Sustainability?

As a born and raised Angelino, I can not express how many times I have been shocked and appalled at how uninterested my…
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Video Interview: Sharon Nunes of IBM’s Smart City Strategy and Solutions

Managing our planet’s limited resources is vital for realizing a sustainable future.  Many large scale human systems that interact with our planet need…
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Infrastructure Gives Societies the Ability to Connect

By Brandon Tidwell, FedEx Global Citizenship Lately, I’ve been living on airplanes and in automobiles. I work remotely for FedEx and spend a…

Doubling Down on Natural Gas

There was a common theme clearly woven throughout the discussions that took place in Washington DC at the recent Green Intelligence Forum…the future…

Aviation Industry Sets its Sights on Biofuel as the Next Jetsetter

by Jennifer Chin Most of us don’t think twice about air travel. We hop on flights that take us to the next state,…
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Video Interview: Paul Steinberg of Avego talks about the Future of Transport

By Connie Kwan Millions of empty seats travel around the country on a daily basis – an incredible waste of increasingly valuable energy…

The Future of Cities Lies in Their Veins: Public Transportation, Zoning, and Innovation

Globalized trade is driving urbanization at an unprecedented scale.  From 1980 to 2007, China’s population shifted from being 20% to 45% urban.  McKinsey…

EV 20: Global Alliance for 1 Million Electric Cars

If it “takes a village to grow a child,” then it takes a network to incubate clean tech. A new international network of…

What is Your Clean Tech Story?

People understand new knowledge primarily through stories. There is probably no better way to communicate the benefits of clean technology than through effective…
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Message to BP CEO: Turn Over a New Leaf

BP CEO Tony Hayward will be stepping down from his post soon after a dismal handling of this summer’s Gulf Oil Spill. But…

Ford, Nissan, Chevy: Charging into the EV Era?

Or is it more like slouching towards Bethlehem? But no matter their speed or range, a battery of all-electric vehicles are coming soon…

Long Beach Port Pushes Ahead with Hybrid Tugs

The Port of Long Beach, CA is using a $1 million grant from the California Air Resources Board to add a second hybrid…

China Set to Leapfrog the U.S. in Clean Car Production

The Chinese government announced last week that it plans to invest up to $14.8 billion (100 billion yuan) over the next ten years…